Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes

Tanya Jean BROOKS

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DOB: 1972-05-28

The Government of the Province of Nova Scotia is offering rewards of up to one hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($150,000) for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Tanya Jean BROOKS.

On May 11, 2009, at about 2 p.m., the body of Tanya Jean Brooks (AKA Tanya Lynch) was found deceased, the victim of a homicide, in a basement window well of St. Pat’s Alexandra, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Tanya was known to frequent the Gottingen Street area and was last seen on the day of May 10, 2009, when she left the Halifax Regional Police Headquarters at 1975 Gottingen Street at about 8:20 p.m.

Numerous interviews and an extensive canvass of the surrounding area has provided police limited information on the homicide. Tanya was a 36-year-old aboriginal female and mother of five children. Tanya was associated to the Millbrook First Nation.

Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for the murder of Tanya Jean BROOKS should call the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program at 1-888-710-9090.

The reward is payable in Canadian funds and will be apportioned as deemed just by the Minister of Justice for the Province of Nova Scotia. Employees of law enforcement and correctional agencies are not eligible to collect this reward.